An unprecedented survey of American Jews conducted by the American Jewish Committee reveals deep concern about antisemitism in the United States and widespread fear that it is increasing. The findings from the AJC survey - the largest and most comprehensive ever on the subject … [Read more...] about AJC Survey of American Jews Reveals Deep Concern About Rising Antisemitism in U.S.
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Nearly one year after the worst anti-Semitic attack in U.S. history that claimed the lives of 11 people worshiping inside a Pittsburgh synagogue building, the Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha Congregation announced it will move forward with rebuilding plans that reflect resiliency, s … [Read more...] about Squirrel Hill’s Tree of Life Congregation Announces Vision For Future
It will be aimed at reviving the memory of the Holocaust, strengthening education around the Holocaust and combating anti-Semitism. (JNS) Romania will open its first national Holocaust museum more than seven decades since the end of World War II. The National Museum of … [Read more...] about Romania Set to Open First Holocaust Museum Since End of Second World War
This Rosh Hashanah, thousands of Jews from emerging, established, and ancient Jewish communities around the world are celebrating the holidays at scores of JDC events including concerts, workshops, volunteer opportunities, trainings and cultural performances. For Roza F., a … [Read more...] about Thousands Celebrate Rosh Hashanah at JDC Events Worldwide
As we prepare to welcome the Jewish year 5780, the number of Jews worldwide stands at 14.8 million, compared to 14.7 million in 5779. Of these, 8.1 million live outside Israel (including 5.7 million in the United States). In Israel, the number of Jews is 6.7 million (compared to … [Read more...] about Global Jewish Population Reaches 14.8 million